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Jhoonka Recipe

Jhoonka is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • Besan (gram flour)- 100 grams
  • Tomatoes - 1 medium size
  • Onion- 2 medium size
  • Garlic 6-7 Cloves
  • Ginger 10-15 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves
  • Cumin seeds (jeera)- 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seed-1/2 tsp
  • Hing powder- A pinch
  • How to Make Jhoonka:

    1. Cut tomato into bits and mix it with besan, chopped coriander leaves, water and salt.
    2. Make sure to use minimum quantity of water.
    3. Place a dry frying pan on the hot plate.
    4. When the pan is hot enough, add 3 tbsp of vegetable oil.
    5. Add cumin seeds followed by mustard seeds.
    6. When the mustard seeds begin to crackle, add garlic and ginger paste.
    7. Stir the paste well, add finely chopped onion to the pan.
    8. Fry till it turns light brown.
    9. Pour the mixture of besan and tomato into the pan.
    10. Continuously stir the contents in the pan till the it becomes almost dry and turns light brown.
    11. Serve hot with roti.


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